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July 10, 1933—April 24, 2015 Wilma Jean Newberry, 81, of Crossville, was called home to be with her Lord on April 24, 2015, at her home in Lincolnton, GA. She was born July 10, 1933, in White County, TN, daughter to the late Leslie Cox and Tennie Lamb Cox. Wilma happily served customers for many years at the Cumberland Mountain State Park Resturant and she was a member of Homestead Baptist Church. She is survived by her son, Robert Newberry and wife Holly of Lincolnton, GA; daughter, Brenda Adams and husband Terry McCloud; sister, Joyce Iles; grandchildren, Kristy Tucker, David Newberry and Gary Newberry; and her boys, Jessie Lee Tharp and David Earl Taylor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bedford Newberry, and sisters, Margie Miller and Emily Young. Funeral services were held at Bilbrey Funeral Home on Thursday, April 30, 2015, with Bro. Michael Rollins officiating. Interment was in Green Acres Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers were Gary Newberry, David Newberry I, Tim Newberry, David Newberry II, Todd Newberry, Chris Newberry and Brian Newberry. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
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